You Can Watch The Gran Turismo Documentary Free On YouTube

Here's a real treat in case you don't feel like working much this afternoon: you can now watch the film KAZ: Pushing The Virtual Divide for free on YouTube. And you really should. » 8/28/14 12:26pm 8/28/14 12:26pm

How The Creator Of Gran Turismo Changed The Culture Of Speed

Back in the early 1990s when Sony was first branching out into gaming, a young designer named Kazunori Yamauchi wanted nothing more than to produce the racing game he had dreamed about since he was 15. Sony had other ideas in mind. » 1/22/14 9:40am 1/22/14 9:40am

New Documentary Shows How Gran Turismo's Creator Changed Gaming

Gran Turismo is celebrating an incredible 15th anniversary. Gran Turismo 6 will be in our PlayStations soon enough. And the GT Academy has transformed many gamers into pro racers. We hear about these things all the time, but we don't often hear that much about the man behind the games: Kazunori Yamauchi. » 9/20/13 9:40am 9/20/13 9:40am

Gran Turismo Boss Enters Car Race, Quietly Uses Video Game To Help

Not many game developers are able to practice what they preach, mostly because a lot of the stuff they preach involves stuff that doesn't actually exist. » 5/24/13 11:26am 5/24/13 11:26am

Of Course, They're Making Gran Turismo 6 Right Now

Surprised? Shocked? Eh, not really? At the China Joy gaming event in Shanghai, Gran Turismo creator Kazunori Yamauchi once again stated that work on Gran Turismo 6 shortly after GT5 finished (something he told Kotaku back in 2010). » 7/27/12 10:15am 7/27/12 10:15am

Gran Turismo 5 Gets a December Play-By Date On Sony's Site

While Gran Turismo5 edges closer to reality, one sharp shopper saw that at least one part of Sony's own website puts the release date in December. That'd certainly comport with what Kazunori Yamauchi told us at SEMA earlier this week. » 11/04/10 3:00pm 11/04/10 3:00pm

Kazunori: "The [GT5] Discs Are Being Stamped As We Speak"

We just asked Kazunori Yamauchi, the father of Gran Turismo, in an interview here at SEMA, the question on everyone's minds — when will GT5 finally be released? His response: "The discs are being stamped as we speak." » 11/02/10 4:13pm 11/02/10 4:13pm

The No-Holds-Barred Race Car Trapped Inside Gran Turismo 5

When Gran Turismo 5 finally arrives, it will include the Red Bull X1 prototype, the answer to the question of "What if you designed a race car with an unlimited budget and no regard for rules?" Gas turbine, engage. » 10/19/10 9:30am 10/19/10 9:30am

Boogity! Boogity! Boogity! GT5 Goes NASCAR Racing

Yes, NASCAR is coming to GT5 and now we have new racing video and a clip of Kazunori Yamauchi himself running around Texas Motor World speedway watching a real stock car race. Let's hope their backhair modeling improves. » 3/04/10 8:30pm 3/04/10 8:30pm

First Gran Turismo Mobile Footage, Stills Look Stellar

When the first details emerged for Polyphony Digital's Gran Turismo Mobile, we were infinitely curious how the little guy compared to its much larger brother, GT5. Check out this gameplay footage and decide for yourself. » 6/09/09 10:00am 6/09/09 10:00am

Gran Turismo Creator Can Drive Real Cars, Too

The mastermind behind the Gran Turismo series has proven that he can handle real cars as well as he took the 2009 Nissan GT-R for a joy ride. Not only could the game's creator, Kazunori Yamauchi, handle the famed Nurburgring track, but he did so with it wet. Yamauchi even cites his familiarity with the track from the… » 5/02/08 2:00pm 5/02/08 2:00pm